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2024 Summer > UGRD > AFRSTY > AFRSTY 100

Introduction to African-American Literature

Course #: AFRSTY 100

Description:
This survey course examines the writings of African-Americans who have made unique contributions to the African-American literary tradition. The course explores these writings in terms of their sociohistorical context, making use of analyses of character, plot, and symbolism. It gives particular attention to the writers' roles as social critics. Among the writers whose work may be considered are Frederick Douglass, Jean Toomer, Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, Leroi Jones, Ernest Gaines, George Jackson, Alice Walker, and Toni Morrison.

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 2821
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Morris,Suzanne On-line course
Session: SS1 6W
Class Dates: 05/28/2024 - 07/11/2024
Capacity: 25
Enrolled: 22
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites:
Course Attributes: International
02 2826
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Morris,Suzanne On-line course
Session: SS2 6W
Class Dates: 07/15/2024 - 08/22/2024
Capacity: 25
Enrolled: 20
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites:
Course Attributes: International